Can a 45 shoot 410 shells?

The short answer is NO, it would be unsafe. The standard bore diameter of a 410 is as expected 0.410 inches in diameter with constriction down to ~0.375 inch if your gun is choked about full choke . The 45 colt is 0.451-. 454 inches in diameter.

What is the best 410 pistol?

Best . 410 Revolvers

  1. Taurus Judge. The Taurus Judge is perhaps the best-known . 410 revolver on the market.
  2. Smith & Wesson Governor. Our next pick comes from Smith & Wesson, and I think we can all agree S&W knows revolvers.
  3. Magnum Research BFR. Last up is the Magnum Research BFR.

Is the judge good for home defense?

I liked the Taurus Judge a lot, enough to add it to my own personal arsenal. I firmly believe it is the best choice of guns for home defense I have seen. And it would make a pretty good companion in bear country too, loaded with a combination of . 410 slugs and buckshot.

What ammo does a 410 shotgun use?

410 bore shotgun loaded with shot shells is well suited for small game hunting and pest control….. 410 bore.

Bullet mass/type Velocity Energy
14 oz. Winchester 3″ slug 1800 ft/s 1066.7 J
Winchester 3″ 000 buckshot 1300 ft/s 306 J per pellet (1530 J overall)

What else can you shoot out of a 45-70?

45-70 is an ideal cartridge for hunting deer, black bear, feral hogs, moose, brown bear, and other big game in thick woods or heavy cover where short range shots (>100 yards) are common.

Can the judge shoot 410 slugs?

The Judge models are five-shot revolvers with a lengthened cylinder to accept standard . 410-bore shotgun shells. Judge revolvers will shoot birdshot, buckshot or slugs depending upon the shooter’s needs.

Is 410 or 20 gauge better?

In general the . 410 and is a better choice for most purposes unless an extremely lightweight firearm with slightly less recoil is an absolute necessity. My 12-gauge is also more powerful than a 20-gauge, but the difference is not so great.

What is a .410 good for?

410 shotguns loaded with shot shells are well suited for small game hunting and pest control; including rabbits, squirrels, snakes, rats, and birds. A . 410 loaded with 1/4 ounce slugs is effective against larger animals such as coyotes and deer.

Is a .410 able to fire .45LC?

There are weapons made to shoot both 410 & 45LC but unless the loads are light a .45LC will be dangerous in a 410. If you have a 410 just use slugs. Pressured generated by the .45 LC are too great for most .410 scatterguns.

Who makes a 410 pistol?

Currently, there are three companies making revolvers that will chamber .410-bore shotshells: Taurus, Smith & Wesson and Magnum Research. Each has its own take on the concept, and the crew from Brazil easily outpaces the others in terms of variety, with the broadest line of .410 handgun products in its catalog.

Who made the Scout 410 single shot?

Does anyone have any information on a .410 single shot with a pivoting barrel and a metal framed but stock? It was made by Firearms International Corporation in Washington DC. It has two triggers, one for the firing pin and the second which acts as a cocking device and locking mechanism for the pivoting barrel (forward of the actual trigger).

What is a 410 rifle?

The 410 is a “bore”. Technically, a shot gun isn’t a caliber. So, a 410 is a measurement of “bore” as you would measure a rifle or pistol for it’s caliber. Here’s an article that may help you out. The nominal bore of a .410 shotgun is.410 inch.